A 25-year-old female asked:
i seem to always get bacterial infections after my monthly why is that?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Brendan Carroll answered
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hormone changes: Bacterial vaginitis is a condition caused by a change in the number and types of bacteria in the vagina. Just after menstruation, there are hormone changes occurring that may be triggering these infections. When this infection follows a pattern like this, there may ways of preventing these infections. See your doctor to see what may be appropriate for you.
Answered on Apr 25, 2013
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